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25th Test and Evaluation National Conference

“New Administration, New Opportunites”

Atlantic City, NJ

2-5 March 2009  

 
Agenda

 

Monday, 2 March 2009

WORKSHOP I

MISSION-BASED TEST & EVALUATION (MBTE)

Presenters: Mr. Chris Wilcox, AEC

         Mr. Jack Sheehan, ORSA Corporation

PM Presenters:

         Mr. Jack Sheehan, ORSA Corporation

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Tuesday, 3 March 2009

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mr. Keith Williams, CEO, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

 

DOT&E LOOKING AHEAD

Honorable Charles McQueary, Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E)

 

ROUNDTABLE : REALITIES FACING THE WORLD OF DEFENSE AND HOMELAND SECURITY T&E

Moderator: Maj Gen Steve Sargeant, USAF, Commander AFOTEC

 

GAO ASSESSSMENT OF DOD’S MAJOR WEAPON SYSTEMS ACQUISITION PORTFOLIO

Mr. Ronald Schwenn, US Government Accountability Office

 

 

SESSION A: MISSION CAPABILITY TESTING

         “Evaluating the Mission – Translating Systems Performance to Unit Capabilities”, Mr. David Thomas, Round Table Defense, LLC.

         “System of Systems – Survivability, Lethality, Vulnerability Assessment”, Mr. Jeffrey A. Smith and Ms. Beth Ward, U.S. Army Research Lab

         “Structuring T&E for Validation of Complex Systems Capabilities and Exploration of Emergent Behaviors”, Mr. Joseph Tribble, AVW Technologies

         “Using IMPRINT to Translate Human Performance Into Mission Effectiveness to Focus Test and Evaluation”, Ms. Diane Mitchell & Charneta Samms

 

SESSION B-NEW T&E POLICY AND POLICY IMPLEMENTATION

         “New Test and Evaluation Master Plan Guidance”, Ms. Darlene Mosser-Kerner, OUSD (AT&L)

         “Walking the Line With Title 10: Implementation Strategies for Integrated Testing”, Dr. Beth Wilson, Raytheon

         “Systems Assurance Test and Evaluation in Defense Acquisition – Specification, Planning and Resourcing”, Ms. Christine Hines, OUSD (AT&L)

         “Automated GPS Simulation Test Process”, 2nd LT Matthew Steele, Holloman AFB

 

SESSION C-T&E METHODOLOGY AND M&S

         “How to Incorporate Modeling and Simulation into the System Acquisition Life Cycle”, Mr. Derek Kropp, Navy Patuxent River

         “Extending Test and Evaluation Modeling and Simulation Capabilities with Gaming Technology”, Mr. Geoffrey Robinson, Ft. Hood

         “Integrating the System Engineering “V” in a System of Systems”, Mr. Jack Sheehan, ORSA Corporation

 

PRESENTATION OF THE 2009 WALTER W. HOLLIS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN DEFENSE TEST & EVALUATION.

Guest Speaker: Mr. Winslow Wheeler, Director of the Straus Military Reform Project of the Center for Defense Information

 

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

 

 

SESSION IV: T&E POLICY & STUDIES

         “Physics of Failure - the Critical Path to Saving $M in T&E”, Dr. W. Forrest Crain, Director, US AMSAA

         “A Common Platform for DOD and DHS to Partner in the T&E Community”, Dr. Richard Murrow, CEO, Air Academy Associates

 

SESSION VI: T&E WORKFORCE & RESOURCES

Session VI Chair: Mr. Charles Larson, SURVICE Engineering

         The DoD Strategic Plan for Test & Evaluation Resources”, Mr. Jason Coker, OUSD (AT&L/TRMC)

         “Today’s and Tomorrow’s DoD Test & Evaluation Acquisition Workforce”, Ms. Darlene Mosser-Kerner, OUSD (AT&L)

 

SESSION D-RESOURCES, INSTRUMENTATION, AND TARGETS

Session VI Chair: Mr. Charles Larson, SURVICE Engineering

         “Test and Training Enabling Architecture, TENA, An Important Component in Joint Mission Environment Test Capability Successes”, Mr. Gene Hudgins, BAE Systems

         “Joint Mission Environment Test Capability”, Mr. Chip Ferguson, TRMC

         “Evolving Threats – How They Impact T&E Testing and Infrastructure”, Mr. Dick Dickson, TYBRIN Corporation

         “Threat/Target Simulation for Live-Fire Events”, Mr. Greg Van Splinter, NAWCWD

 

SESSION E- APPLICATION OF T&E/POLICY TO SPECIFIC SYSTEMS

         “Challenges Facing T&E of Systems to Combat Nuclear and Radiological Smuggling”, Mr. Stephen DeFrank, Jr., Mantech SRS, Inc.

         “C-RAM Delivers on Promises and Saves Lives”, Mr. James Bloodsworth, Army C-RAM Program Directorate

 

Thursday, 5 March 2009

 

MISSION-BASED TEST & EVALUATION STRATEGY:

         “An Inter-Agency-Developed Process to Link Mission Capability With System Functional Requirements”, Mr. Christopher Wilcox, ATEC

         “Evaluating An Immersive Virtual World For Accelerating T&E”, Mr. Redge Bartholomew, Rockwell Collins

 

FCS CAPABILITIES TO EMPOWER THE SOLDIER —WHAT IS AND WHAT WILL BE

Mr. Bud Irish, Vice President, SAIC

 

THE ANALYSIS OF ALTERNATIVES (AOA): A MISSION-ORIENTED, EVALUATION-BASED FRAMEWORK FOR DEFENSE TEST & EVALUATION

Mr. Vincent P. Roske, Jr., IDA

 

CONFERENCE SYNOPSIS: OUTBRIEFS OF BREAKOUT / WRITING SESSIONS

Improving T&E Efficiency and M&S – Dr. Paul Deitz, ARL and Dr. Mark Kiemele, Air Academy Associates

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